Moms of Modesty

God seeking and modest women who answer the call to be homemakers.

Raunchy Lyrics, Raunchy Children

Is Music Corrupting Our Children?

Read these lyrics and answer the question for yourself.

This one is for the boys with the boomin’ system

Top down, AC with the coolin’ system

When he come up in the club, he be blazin’ up

Got stacks on deck like he savin’ up

And he ill, he real, he might got a deal

He pop bottles and he got the right kind of build

He cold, he dope, he might sell coke

He always in the air, but he never fly coach

 He a muthafuckin trip, trip, sailor of the ship, ship

When he make it drip, drip kiss him on the lip, lip

That’s the kind of dude I was lookin’ for

And yes you’ll get slapped if you’re lookin’ ho

I said, excuse me you’re a hell of a guy

I mean my, my, my, my you’re like pelican fly

I mean, you’re so shy and I’m loving your tie

You’re like slicker than the guy with the thing on his eye,

oh Yes I did, yes I did Somebody please tell him who the eff I is

I am Nicki Minaj, I mack them dudes upBack coupes up, and chuck the deuce up

 Boy you got my heartbeat runnin’ away

Beating like a drum and it’s coming your way

Can’t you hear that boom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom bass?

He got that super bassBoom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom bass

Yeah that’s that super bass Boom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom, he got that super bassBoom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom, yeah that’s that super bass

 This one is for the boys in the Polos

Entrepreneur niggas in the moguls

He could ball with the crew, he could solo

But I think I like him better when he dolo

 And I think I like him better with the fitted cap on

He ain’t even gotta try to put the mac on

He just gotta give me that look, when he give me that look

Then the panties comin’ off, off,

unh Excuse me, you’re a hell of a guy

You know I really got a thing for American guys

I mean, sigh, sickenin’ eyes

I can tell that you’re in touch with your feminine side, oh Yes I did, yes I did

Somebody please tell him who the eff I is

I am Nicki Minaj, I mack them dudes up

Back coupes up, and chuck the deuce up

 Boy you got my heartbeat runnin’ away

Beating like a drum and it’s coming your way

Can’t you hear that boom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom bass?

 He got that super bassBoom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom bassYeah that’s that super bass Boom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom, he got that super bassBoom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom, yeah that’s that super bass

See I need you in my life for me to stay

No, no, no, no, no I know you’ll stay

No, no, no, no, no don’t go away

Boy you got my heartbeat runnin’ away

Don’t you hear that heartbeat comin’ your way?Oh it be like, boom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom bass

Can’t you hear that boom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom bass?

 Boy you got my heartbeat runnin’ away Beating like a drum and it’s coming your wayCan’t you hear that boom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom bass?

He got that super bassBoom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom bassYeah that’s that super bass Boom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom, he got that super bassBoom, badoom, boomBoom, badoom, boom, yeah that’s that super bass

Oh mom, this is my song! Can you turn it up? This is what I hear when I get into the car with my children and this is where I have to be the music police. My children hate riding with me because they know that they are going to have to listen to talk radio, gospel music, jazz, or something old school and less toxic.

Before I became a mother I loved to listen to hip hop, pop, r&b, rock, and even a little country; however, after becoming a mother and really submitting my will to God my eyes became open and I began to notice a disturbing pattern in music and entertainment. This pattern is sex, partying, drinking and drugging, promiscuity, bad language, degrading women, and material lust. When you’re young, you don’t think much about the lyrics in music and what is really being planted into your subconscious. I know that for myself, I want to guard my own mind  as well as my children’s and keep it on things of God, righteous, and uplifting. I don’t know about you but I don’t think that what we are hearing in music today is hardly  righteous and uplifting. I surely don’t want to hear about “I kissed a girl and I liked it” as Katy Perry so eloquently put it while I’m riding with my kids in the car. Music is supposed to tell stories (positive stories), uplift, encourage, and be lovely…NOT suggestive, raunchy, degrading, and negative. Music is another form of meditation and if your children are meditating on music like this in the car, on the bus, at school, etc.., then what you have is a toxic world feeding your children lies, deception and immorality that persuades and entices them to think that this behavior is ok and acceptable.

 With 98% of today’s popular music carrying toxic messages no wonder we have so much teenage pregnancy, STD’s homosexuality, materialistic, and immediate gratification seeking kids (and adults). We as parents all know that children imitate what they see and hear in music more than what they see and hear from their parents. While radio stations may think they’re getting away with so-called “censoring” and bleeping out certain words, kids (especially teens) are not stupid. They know exactly what is being said.  That’s why when I saw this you tube video, I cringed. First of all, as a mother, there is no way I would have my child parade around in private or publicly reciting filth and garbage that I, as an adult, would not even sing even if my life depended on it. Yeah, I know that the family is actually from England and they may not know exactly what is being said in this song. However, if they were really concerned about what their children were listening to, all it would have taken was a little research on the internet before they went on national television singing and dancing to a song that one would hardly call appropriate for any man, woman , or child to sing. Had the parents done this, I don’t think little Sophia and Rosie would have been on the Ellen show.

The radio stations, artists, and, entire music industry should be more responsible in the music they feed the public but since it doesn’t look like that will happen anytime soon, parents need to stop buying music from these people, stop supporting their work, we need to monitor our children’s iPods, car radio, and videos on tv (the images plus the music is a double whammy).

I know that kids are kids and they are going to hear such music no matter what we do or say, BUT……still do your job as a parent and be curious about what they are listening to and talk to them about what it is they are hearing. And yes parents…if you are listening to this raunchy music yourself, I would ask you what are you meditating on. I love music just as much as the next person but there is an alternative. There is a lot of music (other than inspirational) that is clean, wholesome,  and fun to rock to, you just may have to search a little bit.

Philippians 4:8: We are told to dwell on whatever is true, right, pure, lovely, excellent, and worthy of praise.

Look at these song titles from ALL of Nikki Minaj’s albums and it will give you a clue as to what the actual lyrics in the song are like:

Barbie world

  1. Dang  a lang lyrics
  2. F**k u silly lyrics
  3. Getting  paid lyrics
  4. Girlfriend      lyrics
  5. Take it off lyrics

Gold

  1. Blow  your mind lyrics
  2. Catch   me lyrics
  3. Dear old nicki lyrics
  4. Did  it on em lyrics
  5. Feel free lyrics
  6. Fly      lyrics
  7. Girls  fall like dominoes lyrics
  8. I’m  the best lyrics
  9. I      ain’t thru lyrics
  10. Last      chance lyrics
  11. moment      4 life lyrics + video
  12. Muny      lyrics
  13. Raining      men lyrics
  14. Romans      revenge (Remix) lyrics
  15. Save      me lyrics
  16. Super      bass lyrics
  17. Wave ya hand lyrics
It’s barbie bitch
  1. Baddest        bitch lyrics
  2. Best
  3. Break        up lyrics
  4. Brraattt
  5. Can’t        stop
  6. Click        clack lyrics
  7. Craziness
  8. Dang        a lang lyrics
  9. Dead        wrong lyrics
  10. Dopeman        lyrics
  11. Dreams        lyrics
  12. Feel        free lyrics
  13. firm        biz 08′ lyrics
  14. Getting        paid lyrics
  15. Handstand        lyrics
  16. High
  17. Intro
  18. Itty        bitty piggy lyrics
  19. My        ladies
  20. N.I.G.G.A.S.        lyrics
  21. New        york minute lyrics
  22. Spending        cake
  23. Sticks        in my bun lyrics
  24. Strippin’        in the club lyrics
  25. Sunshine        lyrics
  26. Warning        lyrics

Other songs

  1. Beam        me up scotty lyrics
  2. Check        it out lyrics
  3. Dopeman        lyrics
  4. Easy        lyrics
  5. Massive        attack lyrics + video
  6. moment        4 life lyrics + video
  7. Monster        lyrics
  8. Playtime        is over lyrics
  9. Your        love lyrics + video

Pink friday

  1. Blazin’      lyrics
  2. Blow      ya mind lyrics
  3. Check      it out lyrics
  4. Dear      old nicki lyrics
  5. Did      it on’em lyrics
  6. Fly      lyrics
  7. Girls      fall like dominoes lyrics
  8. Here      i am lyrics
  9. I’m      the best lyrics
  10. Last      chance lyrics
  11. Massive      attack lyrics + video
  12. moment      4 life lyrics + video
  13. Muny      lyrics
  14. Right      thru me lyrics + video
  15. Roman’s      revenge lyrics
  16. Save      me lyrics
  17. Super      bass lyrics
  1. Your love lyrics + video

suckafree 2.0

  1. Affirmative      action lyrics
  2. Beef      stew lyrics
  3. Big      bidness
  4. Excellent
  5. Get      ya money right
  6. Keys      under palm trees lyrics
  7. Million      dollar baby
  8. Pamper      me
  9. Slumber      party lyrics
  10. Still      i rise lyrics
  11. Story      of nicki (Intro)
  12. Sunshine      lyrics
  13. Tambourine      lyrics
  14. The biggest freak ly
Happy Homemaking!
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More Black Mothers Should Stay Home

Homemaker: The Best Career In The World

Now before I go any further, I know that all mothers aren’t able to stay at home. However, I am speaking to those who choose to work and with some cut backs or maybe not at all can afford to be at home and make sure the children are with a parent at all times.

I will be the first to admit that it is not always easy to be a full-time homemaker with my four children ranging from ages 10 months to 17 years old. The piles of laundry, dishes, homework, errands, school functions, extracurricular activities, emergencies, sibling rivalry, and not to mention finding time to be a wife to my husband can leave me drained and stressed out at times ( a lot of the time). These are the times when I have to remember that my children are only children once. They have needs that only I can give them best while yet under my wing. I can’t see myself working a 9 to 5  outside my home five days a week just to fill someone elses pockets at the sacrifice of my one and only chance to influence my children with the important morals, values, and life skills that are necessary to thrive as adults. At the same time I am not so naïve to think that my influence is the only influence my children will have in this morally declining society but it is my duty ordained by God to do my best and pray about the rest. At the end of everyday when the kids are sleep and all is quiet I thank God for the honor of being a mother 4 times and trusting me with life. I can’t think of anything else that is more rewarding or I would rather do at this point in my life except sharing my thoughts and experience with you to help you see the beauty in being a homemaker.  I refuse to believe like some that there is anything demeaning about this job and if anyone tells you it is, you just politely respond by saying that nurturing and rearing children, managing your home and finances, and being a support and relief for your husband is the backbone of any society. Without strong families you don’t have strong societies. Kids have too much alone time on their hands when both parents are chasing the idea of having more and more. Kids don’t need all the latest game systems, the finest clothes, and the newest smart phone (especially at 7 years old). Don’t get me wrong, I love for my children to look nice and have SOME things that they like to enjoy if they have earned it but it’s not a must and I am certainly not going to work my fingers to the bone to spoil my children and miss out on ensuring their safety, and being a hands-on parent especially during their formative years.

I think that we miss the mark in this area and set ourselves and our children up for failure. We can commit to a few years (and that’s all they are) and choose to be present with our children. Help them with their homework, teach them to do chores around the house, make sure they have a hot breakfast before school and dinner when they come home, talk to them about their day, GO TO THE SCHOOL and see what they are learning and who they are learning it from (another discussion at another time), read and pray with them before bed, CLEAN THE HOUSE (at least the kitchen and bathrooms because no man wants to come home from a long day’s work to a nasty home), and most importantly, make time for hubby by showing interest in his day and how he feels (make sure he has a hot plate too).

I know this is a long list of to do’s in an already busy schedule but it’s very important. Please, don’t feel that everything has to be perfect and that it must be done everyday (my house is a wreck even as I’m writing this) but at least make an attempt and let it be a standard that is known to the family. I also know that not all families are trying to keep up with the Jones’. Some women want to contribute their skill, intelligence, and talents to society and nothing is wrong with that; we are well within our rights to do so. I just feel that this can be done before you have children or after your children are off to college or whenever you think they have matured as a teenager and are responsible enough to not be closely supervised. Our babies and children don’t need to be left at a daycare or baby sitters all day in another person’s care and I think we all know that it’s not always quality care especially for what you’re paying.  Let us re-prioritize and make the necessary adjustments and arrangements to be better parents.

Until next time……Happy Homemaking!

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Female Gospel Singers: Help or Hindrance?

Romans 12:2

 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

I’m deeply disturbed when I see women of God dressed like women of the world. I was recently watching an awards show (can’t remember which one) and my dear sisters, Mary Mary, were singing beautifully and glorifying God but their message was being hindered by what they were wearing. The outfits that one of the sisters had on was a low-cut, cleavage revealing dress that resembled something that would be worn to the club. While singing in this provocative outfit she was bouncing and dancing around making it hard not to notice her voluptuous breast jiggling all over the place. Now I know that if I found it hard to concentrate on the spirit of the music then  it was equally or even harder for the men that were viewing from the audience or from television to concentrate with a pure mind what it is they were singing about.

Are we as women of faith really trying to be virtuous women? Do we even know what it means in its totality? Those of us who claim to be Christian, Muslim, Jewish, etc. need to really go back to God’s word and see if we are doing a disservice to ourselves, our daughters, sons, husbands, and our community.

We cannot dress provocatively or like the world wants us to dress and think that it’s ok. With all the sexual crimes against women, children, promiscuity, and sexual references in our media and culture you would think that women everywhere would stand up and be responsible enough to dress modestly and teach our children to dress and understand the importance of being modest too.

It is true that a man is supposed to control himself, respect women, and turn away from such temptations but as women we have the responsibility to cover up and stop putting ourselves and our little girls out there to be objects of sexual desire. If you need an example of what real modesty looks like, look at Mary, the mother of Jesus. I don’t recall any images of her showing her breast, wearing painted on jeans, mini skirts, tattoos all over her body, and her hair dyed every color under the sun. No wonder men disrespect us; we have lowered our standard of decency. After all, Mary is the most respected and honored woman in history and the world and she did not have to dress like a hooker. She was modest and chaste; that’s why God used her. Let God fully use you too.

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